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Logistics Management, 2nd Edition

Book Description

Logistics has advanced from the warehousing and transportation to boardrooms of the successful leading companies across the world. Logistic capabilities supplement the supply chain operation. It plays an important role in both organizational strategy and

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title page
  3. Contents
  4. About the Author
  5. Dedication
  6. Preface to the Second Edition
  7. Preface
  8. PART 1 CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK IN LOGISTICS CASELETS
    1. 1 LOGISTICS: At the Centre of World Trade
    2. 2 CUSTOMER SERVICE: A Key Element in Logistics Strategy
    3. 3 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A Source of Competitive Advantage
  9. PART 2 LOGISTICS MIX CASELETS
    1. 4 WAREHOUSING: A Role Beyond Storage
    2. 5 MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEMS: For Exploiting Productivity Potential in Logistics
    3. 6 MATERIAL STORAGE SYSTEMS: For Space Efficiency and Storage Density
    4. 7 INVENTORY MANAGEMENT: For Lean Supply Chain
    5. 8 TRANSPORTATION: The Backbone of Logistics
    6. 9 LOGISTICAL PACKAGING: For Safe Product Handling Movement and Storage
    7. 10 LOGISTICS INFORMATION SYSTEM: A Vehicle for Supply Chain Competency
  10. PART 3 STRATEGIC APPROACH IN MANAGING LOGISTICS CASELETS
    1. 11 LOGISTICS DESIGN FOR DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS: To Create Time and Space Utilities of Product to the Customer
    2. 12 LOGISTICS OUTSOURCING: An Emerging Trend
    3. 13 E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS: More Challenging Than Ever
    4. 14 TECHNOLOGY: A Pervasive Factor in Logistics Fulfilment
    5. 15 REVERSE LOGISTICS: A New Wave
    6. 16 GLOBAL LOGISTICS: A Pervasive Role in Wheeling International Trade
    7. 17 STRATEGIC LOGISTICS: Looking Beyond the Basics
  11. PART 4 LOGISTICS CONTROLS CASELETS
    1. 18 PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS AND CONTROLS: To Track and Improve the Health of the Supply Chain
    2. 19 GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND REGULATIONS: For Industry Growth, Consumer Protection and Operational Controls
    3. 20 LOGISTICS COSTING: Impacting Product Profitability
    4. 21 QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES: For Optimization in Logistics
    5. 22 LOGISTICS ORGANIZATION: Bridging Aspirations Through Implementation
  12. PART 5 CASES
    1. 23 CASES
  13. ANNEXURE A—Glossary
  14. ANNEXURE B—Information Sources
  15. ANNEXURE C—Multiple Choice Questions
  16. Notes
  17. Acknowledgement
  18. Copyright